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English noun: miss

1. miss (person) a young woman


SamplesA young lady of 18.


Synonymsfille, girl, missy, young lady, young woman


Broader (hypernym)adult female, woman


Narrower (hyponym)babe, baby, belle, bimbo, bird, chachka, chick, chit, colleen, dame, doll, flapper, gal, gamine, Gibson girl, hoyden, jeune fille, lass, lassie, maid, maiden, May queen, mill-girl, party girl, peri, queen of the May, ring girl, romp, rosebud, sex bomb, sex kitten, sexpot, shop girl, sister, skirt, soubrette, sweater girl, tchotchke, tchotchkeleh, tomboy, tsatske, tshatshke, valley girl, wench, working girl, young girl

2. miss (event) a failure to hit (or meet or find etc)


Synonymsmisfire


Broader (hypernym)failure

3. Miss (communication) a form of address for an unmarried woman


Broader (hypernym)form of address, title, title of respect


English verb: miss

1. miss (perception) fail to perceive or to catch with the senses or the mind


SamplesI missed that remark.
She missed his point.
We lost part of what he said.


Synonymslose


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Narrower (hyponym)overlook

2. miss (emotion) feel or suffer from the lack of


SamplesHe misses his mother.


ExamplesThey miss moving


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)desire, want


Narrower (hyponym)regret


Entailregret, repent, rue

3. miss (stative) fail to attend an event or activity


SamplesI missed the concert.
He missed school for a week.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fail, neglect


Narrower (hyponym)cut, skip


Antonymsattend, go to

4. miss (cognition) leave undone or leave out


SamplesHow could I miss that typo?.
The workers on the conveyor belt miss one out of ten.


Synonymsdrop, leave out, neglect, omit, overleap, overlook, pretermit


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Somebody ----s to INFINITIVE


Narrower (hyponym)forget, jump, pass over, skip, skip over


Antonymsattend to, take to heart

5. miss (motion) fail to reach or get to


SamplesShe missed her train.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Broader (hypernym)fail, go wrong, miscarry


Entailgo, locomote, move, travel

6. miss (stative) be without


SamplesThis soup lacks salt.
There is something missing in my jewelry box!.


Synonymslack


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Something ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)exclude, want


Antonymsfeature, have

7. miss (contact) fail to reach


SamplesThe arrow missed the target.


Pattern of useSomething ----s something


Narrower (hyponym)overshoot, undershoot


Antonymscollide with, impinge on, hit, run into, strike

8. miss (stative) be absent


SamplesThe child had been missing for a week.


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Somebody ----s

9. miss (communication) fail to experience


SamplesFortunately, I missed the hurricane.


Synonymsescape


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)avoid









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